This Week In Egypt: week 50-2021 ( Dec 13-19)


Top Headlines

  • Prominent Egyptian opposition activist’s phone was hacked
  • Egypt arrests two people for impersonating high-ranking officials in fabricated leaked phone call
  • Egypt’s central bank keeps key interest rates unchanged 
  • Egypt reports first three Omicron cases in returning nationals
  • Canada lifts travel ban on Egypt, 9 other African countries
  • Acting Muslim Brotherhood leader Mahmoud Ezzat sentenced to life in prison for espionage
  • Egypt rejects German statement on an upcoming trial session as ‘blatant interference in its internal affairs

Main Headlines

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

  • Egypt’s central bank keeps key interest rates unchanged
  • Saudi and Egyptian FMs express full support on security issues
  • Egypt’s Sawiris to sell struggling broadcaster Euronews to Alpac Capital 

Friday

  • Prominent Egyptian opposition activist’s phone was hacked  – watchdog
  • Germany: Merkel government green lit arms deal with Egypt
  • Egypt, Saudi Arabia supports Libya polls, demand non-interference
  • Moscow bans import of vegetables from various countries including Egypt 

Saturday

Sunday

  • Egypt rejects German statement on an upcoming trial session as ‘blatant interference in its internal affairs
  • Acting Muslim Brotherhood leader Mahmoud Ezzat sentenced to life in prison for espionage
  • Egypt and Libya to launch electronic link system to allow entry of Egyptian labour
  • Egypt to build $20k electric vehicle in collaboration with a Chinese firm  

Reports

  • Egypt and Turkey compete for military foothold in Kenya.  Khalid Hassan
  • Egypt builds industrial city in Tanzania in Tanzania. Bahr al-Kady
  • Qatar’s presence in eastern Mediterranean. Mohamed Saied

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